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Combat!

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Vic Morrow's Thompson submachine gun that he always carried was actually a wooden prop except for the combat scenes where he had to fire it.
 
The squad never actually made it into Germany. They spent the entire five years fighting in France.
 
According to a book about the series written by Jo Davidsmeyer, Fernando Lamas was the cast's favorite guest star.
 
Hanley was originally a sergeant who received a battlefield promotion to lieutenant.
 
In real life, Vic Morrow detested firearms and didn't own one while co-star Rick Jason was an avid gun enthusiast and hunter.
 
Vic Morrow directed seven episodes of Combat!
 
The salary of both Vic Morrow and Rick Jason was $5,000 per week.
 

Network: ABC ( USA)
Type: Scripted
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama, Military/War
Status: Canceled/Ended
Airs: Tuesdays at 07:30 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: October 02, 1962
Ended: August 29, 1967
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